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Reuters exclusively reports U.S. Treasury issued new license to ease flow of aid in Afghanistan

Reuters exclusively reported that the United States issued a license authorizing it and its partners to continue to facilitate humanitarian aid in Afghanistan, the Taliban, which is blacklisted by Washington, seized control of the country this month. The specific license, issued by the Treasury Department authorizes the U.S. government and its contractors to support humanitarian assistance to people in Afghanistan, including the delivery of food and medicine, despite U.S. sanctions on the Taliban. The license, which expires on March 1, 2022, comes amid concerns that Washington’s sanctions on the Taliban could speed an unfolding humanitarian crisis in the country, which relies heavily on foreign aid.

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Sectors: Equities
Regions: Middle East
Countries: Afghanistan
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